Dairy Free Lemon Cheesecake Bites

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Think you can’t have cheesecake if you’re dairy free? Think again! There are some great cream cheese alternatives out there now and some of them are as low carb as the real thing. My favorite is Kite Hill Almond Milk cream cheese, as it has no junky fillers, soy, or vegetable oils. These little no-bake low carb dairy free cheesecake bites are easy to make and a fun treat for spring.

If you don’t need to be dairy-free, feel free to sub in cream cheese and butter in this recipe. 

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Dairy Free Lemon Cheesecake Bites

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces dairy-free cream cheese, softened
  • Powdered sweetener equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, softened
  • 2 tbsp coconut cream (from the top of a can of full fat coconut milk)
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • Natural yellow food coloring

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sweetener, and coconut oil together until well combined.
  2. Beat in the coconut oil, coconut milk, lemon juice, lemon zest, and lemon extract until smooth. Beat in just enough coloring to give a pale yellow color.
  3. Spoon into 12 mini parchment cupcake liners or silicone liners and freeze until firm, at least 4 hours. Peel out of the liners and keep refrigerated.

Yield: 6 (2 bites per serving)

Food energy: 105 kcal

Total fat: 10.40g

Carbohydrate: 1.89g

Protein per serving: 2.15g

Total dietary fiber: 0.05g

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Scratch that question . I just read what you wrote in your post. I just got too excited! Lol.

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Hi Carolyn, I can use regular cream cheese too right? Looks soooo good. I want to make today and I have the ingredients except the dairy free cream cheese. Thanks much.

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